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examination

Synonyms of examination in English:

noun

  • 1 the artefacts were spread on a table for examination
    scrutiny, inspection, perusal, study, scanning, vetting, investigation, exploration, consideration, analysis, appraisal, evaluation
  • 2 employees are required to undergo a medical examination
  • 3 there was an examination at the end of the course
    test, exam, paper, question paper, oral, practical, assessment;
    set of questions, set of exercises;
    British viva, viva voce;
    North American quiz
  • 4 Law the examination of witnesses in open court
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    -scopy related suffix, as in microscopy, endoscopy

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